Parallel Verses

Thomas Haweis New Testament

or he that exhorteth, in exhortation; he that distributes, let him do it with simplicity; he that presideth, with diligence; he that is employed in acts of mercy, with cheerfulness.

New American Standard Bible

or he who exhorts, in his exhortation; he who gives, with liberality; he who leads, with diligence; he who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.

King James Version

Or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.

Holman Bible

if exhorting, in exhortation;
giving, with generosity;
leading, with diligence;
showing mercy, with cheerfulness.

International Standard Version

If it is encouraging, devote yourself to encouraging others. If it is sharing, share generously. If it is leading, lead enthusiastically. If it is helping, help cheerfully.

A Conservative Version

or he who exhorts, in the exhortation; he who gives, in simplicity; he who leads, in diligence; he who does mercy, in cheerfulness.

American Standard Version

or he that exhorteth, to his exhorting: he that giveth, let him do it with liberality; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that showeth mercy, with cheerfulness.

Amplified

or he who encourages, in the act of encouragement; he who gives, with generosity; he who leads, with diligence; he who shows mercy [in caring for others], with cheerfulness.

An Understandable Version

Or, if our gift is encouraging others, we should devote ourselves to encouraging. Or, if our gift is sharing with others, we should do so generously. Or, if our gift is leading others, we should do so diligently. Or, if our gift is showing caring concern for others, we should do it cheerfully.

Anderson New Testament

or, if any exhorts, let him attend to exhortation; if any one gives, let him do it with sincerity; he that rules, with diligence: he that shows mercy, with cheerfulness.

Bible in Basic English

He who has the power of comforting, let him do so; he who gives, let him give freely; he who has the power of ruling, let him do it with a serious mind; he who has mercy on others, let it be with joy.

Common New Testament

he who exhorts, in exhortation; he who gives, with liberality; he who leads, with diligence; he who does acts of mercy, with cheerfulness.

Daniel Mace New Testament

on exhortation: he that giveth, let him be disinterested; he that presideth, let him be diligent; he that sheweth mercy, let him do it with cheerfulness.

Darby Translation

or he that exhorts, in exhortation; he that gives, in simplicity; he that leads, with diligence; he that shews mercy, with cheerfulness.

Godbey New Testament

or he that exhorteth, in exhortation; or he that giveth, with a single eye; he that presideth, with diligence; he that showeth mercy, with cheerfulness.

Goodspeed New Testament

the speaker, in his exhortation, the giver of charity, with generosity, the office-holder, with devotion, the one who does acts of mercy, with cheerfulness.

John Wesley New Testament

He that imparteth, let him do it with simplicity; he that presideth, with diligence; he that sheweth mercy, with chearfulness.

Julia Smith Translation

Whether he beseeching, in supplication: he imparting, in simplicity; he placed before, in earnestness; he compassionating, in cheerfulness.

King James 2000

Or he that exhorts, on exhortation: he that gives, let him do it in simplicity; he that rules, with diligence; he that shows mercy, with cheerfulness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

if [it is] one who exhorts, by exhortation; one who gives, with sincerity; one who leads, with diligence; one who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.

Modern King James verseion

or he who exhorts, in the encouragement; or he who shares, in simplicity; or he who takes the lead, in diligence; or he who shows mercy, in cheerfulness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let him that teacheth take heed to his doctrine; Let him that exhorteth give attendance to his exhortation; If any man give, let him do it with singleness; Let him that ruleth do it with diligence; If any man show mercy let him do it with cheerfulness.

Moffatt New Testament

the speaker his words of counsel; the contributor must be liberal, the superintendent must be in earnest, the sick visitor must be cheerful.

Montgomery New Testament

Let the teacher give himself to his teaching; and he who exhorts others to his exhortation. He who gives, let him do it in singleness of mind. He who rules, let him rule with diligence; and he who shows mercy must be cheerful.

NET Bible

if it is exhortation, he must exhort; if it is contributing, he must do so with sincerity; if it is leadership, he must do so with diligence; if it is showing mercy, he must do so with cheerfulness.

New Heart English Bible

or he who exhorts, to his exhorting: he who gives, let him do it with liberality; he who rules, with diligence; he who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.

Noyes New Testament

or he that exhorteth, to exhortation; he that giveth, let him do it with liberality; he that presideth over others, with diligence; he that doeth deeds of mercy, with cheerfulness.

Sawyer New Testament

if one exhorts in the exhortation, he that gives, with simplicity, he that rules, with diligence, he that exercises mercy, with cheerfulness.

The Emphasized Bible

Or he that exhorteth, in his exhorting, he that imparteth, let it be with liberality, he that taketh a lead, with diligence, he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.

Twentieth Century New Testament

The speaker to his exhortation. Let the man who gives in charity do so with a generous heart; let him who is in authority exercise due diligence; let him who shows kindness do so in a cheerful spirit.

Webster

Or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that showeth mercy, with cheerfulness.

Weymouth New Testament

The teacher must do the same in his teaching; and he who exhorts others, in his exhortation. He who gives should be liberal; he who is in authority should be energetic and alert; and he who succours the afflicted should do it cheerfully.

Williams New Testament

or of one who encourages others, in the field of encouragement; or one who gives his money, with liberality; or one who leads others, with earnestness; or one who does deeds of charity, with cheerfulness.

World English Bible

or he who exhorts, to his exhorting: he who gives, let him do it with liberality; he who rules, with diligence; he who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.

Worrell New Testament

or he that exhorts, in his exhortation; he that imparts, let him do it with liberality; he that presides, with diligence; he that shows mercy, with cheerfulness.

Worsley New Testament

he that distributeth, let him do it with integrity: he that presideth, with diligence: he that sheweth mercy, with chearfulness.

Youngs Literal Translation

or he who is exhorting -- 'In the exhortation!' he who is sharing -- 'In simplicity!' he who is leading -- 'In diligence?' he who is doing kindness -- 'In cheerfulness.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Or
εἴτε 
Eite 
or, whether, or whether, if
Usage: 64

παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

on
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

παράκλησις 
Paraklesis 
Usage: 28

μεταδίδωμι 
metadidomi 
Usage: 5

let him do it with
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ἁπλότης 
Haplotes 
Usage: 8

προΐ́στημι 
Proistemi 
Usage: 8

with
ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128

σπουδή 
Spoude 
Usage: 12

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Romans 12:8

Context Readings

A Variety Of Gifts In The Body Of Christ

7 or if the deacon's office, be active in the service; or he that teacheth, in teaching; 8 or he that exhorteth, in exhortation; he that distributes, let him do it with simplicity; he that presideth, with diligence; he that is employed in acts of mercy, with cheerfulness. 9 Let love be undissembled. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.


Cross References

2 Corinthians 9:7

Let every man, as he hath purposed in heart, give, not with reluctance or of necessity; for God loveth a cheerful giver.

1 Corinthians 12:28

And these also hath God placed in the church, first apostles, secondly prophets, thirdly teachers, next miracles, then gifts of healings, helpers, directors, different kinds of tongues.

1 Timothy 5:17

Let the elders who preside properly be counted worthy of double honour, especially those who are laborious in preaching and teaching.

Acts 13:15

Then after the reading of the law and the prophets, the rulers of the synagogues sent to them, saying, Men and brethren, if ye are disposed to give a word of exhortation to the people, speak.

Acts 15:32

Then Judas and Silas, being also themselves prophets, exhorted the brethren, in many a discourse, and established them.

Acts 15:32

Then Judas and Silas, being also themselves prophets, exhorted the brethren, in many a discourse, and established them.

Acts 15:32-11

Then Judas and Silas, being also themselves prophets, exhorted the brethren, in many a discourse, and established them.

Acts 15:32

Then Judas and Silas, being also themselves prophets, exhorted the brethren, in many a discourse, and established them.

Acts 15:32

Then Judas and Silas, being also themselves prophets, exhorted the brethren, in many a discourse, and established them.

Acts 15:32-15

Then Judas and Silas, being also themselves prophets, exhorted the brethren, in many a discourse, and established them.

Acts 15:32-20

Then Judas and Silas, being also themselves prophets, exhorted the brethren, in many a discourse, and established them.

Acts 15:32

Then Judas and Silas, being also themselves prophets, exhorted the brethren, in many a discourse, and established them.

Acts 15:32-8

Then Judas and Silas, being also themselves prophets, exhorted the brethren, in many a discourse, and established them.

Acts 15:32

Then Judas and Silas, being also themselves prophets, exhorted the brethren, in many a discourse, and established them.

Acts 15:32

Then Judas and Silas, being also themselves prophets, exhorted the brethren, in many a discourse, and established them.

Acts 15:32

Then Judas and Silas, being also themselves prophets, exhorted the brethren, in many a discourse, and established them.

Acts 15:32-2

Then Judas and Silas, being also themselves prophets, exhorted the brethren, in many a discourse, and established them.

Acts 15:32

Then Judas and Silas, being also themselves prophets, exhorted the brethren, in many a discourse, and established them.

Acts 15:32

Then Judas and Silas, being also themselves prophets, exhorted the brethren, in many a discourse, and established them.

Acts 15:32

Then Judas and Silas, being also themselves prophets, exhorted the brethren, in many a discourse, and established them.

Acts 15:32-11

Then Judas and Silas, being also themselves prophets, exhorted the brethren, in many a discourse, and established them.

Acts 15:32

Then Judas and Silas, being also themselves prophets, exhorted the brethren, in many a discourse, and established them.

Matthew 6:2-4

Therefore when thou givest alms, sound not a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do, in the synagogues, and in the streets, that they may have glory from men. Verily I say unto you, They receive their reward.

Matthew 25:40

And the king answering shall say to them, Verily I tell you, for as much as ye have done it to one of these my brethren, the very least of them, ye have done it unto me.

Luke 21:1-4

AND as he looked up, he saw some casting their gifts into the treasury who were rich.

Acts 2:44-46

Now all who believed were together, and had all things common;

Acts 4:33-35

And with great power bore the apostles witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus: and great grace was upon them all.

Acts 11:28-30

And one of them named Agabus, rising up, signified by the spirit that a great famine was coming upon the whole habitable globe: which also came in the reign of Claudius Caesar.

Acts 13:12

Then when the proconsul saw what was done, he believed, being struck with the doctrine of the Lord.

Acts 20:2

And passing through those parts, and having exhorted them with much discourse, he went into Greece.

Acts 20:28

Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, over which the Holy Ghost hath made you bishops, to feed as shepherds the church of God, which he purchased with his own blood.

Romans 12:13

communicating to the wants of the saints; prompt to hospitality.

Romans 13:6

For on this account pay ye taxes also: for they are God's ministers, continually employed on this very service.

1 Corinthians 14:3

But he that prophesieth, addresseth men for edification, and exhortation, and consolation.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our glorying is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with carnal wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have conducted ourselves in the world, and peculiarly towards you.

2 Corinthians 8:1-9

NOW we inform you, brethren, of the grace of God which hath been bestowed on the churches of Macedonia;

2 Corinthians 8:12

For if there is first a ready mind, a man is acceptable according to what he hath, and not according to what he hath not.

2 Corinthians 9:11

being in every thing enriched unto all liberality, which [causeth] by us thanksgiving to God.

2 Corinthians 9:13

(while by the evidence of this ministration they glorify God for your professed subjection to the gospel of Christ, and for your liberality towards them, and towards all men;)

2 Corinthians 11:3

But I fear lest as the serpent beguiled Eve by his craftiness, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity which belongs to Christ.

Ephesians 6:5

Servants, be obedient to your masters after the flesh, with fear and trembling, in simplicity of your heart as unto Christ;

Colossians 3:22

Servants, obey in all things your masters after the flesh, not with eye-service as men-pleasers, but, in simplicity of heart, fearing God.

1 Thessalonians 2:3

And our exhortation originated not from delusion, or impurity, or from guile;

1 Thessalonians 2:8

So, tenderly affected towards you, we could with pleasure have imparted to you not the gospel of God only, but our own lives also, because ye were beloved by us.

1 Thessalonians 5:12-14

Now we entreat you, brethren, to know those who labour among you, and preside over you in the Lord, and admonish you;

1 Timothy 3:4-5

presiding over his own family with propriety, having his children under subjection with all gravity of behaviour:

1 Timothy 4:13

Till I come, apply to reading, to exhortation, to teaching.

Hebrews 10:25

not deserting the assembling of ourselves together, as is the custom with some, but exhorting to it; and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.

Hebrews 13:7

Remember your presidents, who have spoken to you the word of God: the ultimate issue of whose conduct attentively observing, be imitators of their fidelity.

Hebrews 13:17

Obey your presidents, and be subject to them: for they are vigilant for your souls, as being to render an account, that they may do it with joy, and not groaning: for that would be disadvantageous for you.

Hebrews 13:22

But I entreat you, brethren, suffer the word of exhortation; for I have written to you in few words.

Hebrews 13:24

Salute all your presiding ministers, and all the saints. They of Italy salute you.

1 Peter 4:9-11

Exercise hospitality one towards another without grudgings.

1 Peter 5:2-3

feed the flock of God which is among you, exercising your pastoral office not of necessity, but of choice, not for base gain, but with alacrity of mind;

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